Believes the Supreme Court didn't answer question 4 as per Martin hoping for an answer that would have supported his position. May 3: Made another speech in the House, this time focusing more on the legal aspects of marriage. Scarborough—Rouge RiverON.
Boissoin had written a letter, published in the Red Deer Advocate, condemning homosexuality as wicked and dangerous. If he wants to change the law, put that on the table. I have been married to the same woman for 21 years, reflecting my own personal definition of what marriage is.
Said we must seek a position that balances both sides equally.
April 5: In the house, he stood up and said C allows for him to make a choice that "celebrates more of our rich diversity and extends that fundamental Canadian value of equality. Voted in favour. This debate is and should be about people.
Stated "the fourth question was included in the reference as to whether the traditional definition of marriage was compatible with the charter. Said the bill was sent to the Supreme Court in order to ensure religious officials would be protected, which they endorsed. Sign up here. Toronto: Oxford University Press, The couple also faced a barrier to divorce in Ontario — a requirement that at least one of them live in the province for a year or more.
A daily politics podcast. Said he is a Christian and that there are strong disagreements among his riding filled with religious communities.
Vaughan , ON. Denise Poirier-Rivard. In a perfect world, the two principles of equality and respecting the origins of the word 'marriage' would be met with registered domestic partnerships or civil unions for all couples.